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Name: Linda Spatig
Title: Professor
Office: Advanced Educational Studies/COEHS
Phone: 304-696-2875
Email: spatig@marshall.edu
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Achievements

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Book Chapters:
Spatig, L., Parrott, L., Dillon, A., & Conrad, K. (1998). Beyond busywork: Crafting a powerful role for low income mothers in schools or sustaining inequalities. In J. Ellsworth & L. Ames (Eds.), Critical perspectives on Project Head Start: Revisioning-the hope and the challenge, (pp. 73-110 ). Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Spatig, L., Bickel, R., Parrott, L., Dillon, A., & Conrad, K. (1998). Developmentalism meets standardized testing: Do low income children lose? In J. Ellsworth & L. Ames, (Eds.), Critical perspectives on Project Head Start: Revisioning the hope and challenge, (pp. 260-290). Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Howley, A., & Spatig, L. (1999). Developmentalism deconstructed. In J. Kinchelo, S. Steinberg, & L. Villarverde, (Eds.), Rethinking intelligence: Confronting psychological assumptions about teaching and learning, (pp. 27-49). New York: Routlege.

Howley, A., & Spatig, L. (1999). When theory bumps into reality: The form and function of the popular culture of teaching. In T. Daspit & J. Weaver, (Eds.), Popular culture and critical pedagogy: A reading, constructing, connecting, (pp. 139-159). New York: Garland.
 
 
Funding and Grants:
Spatig, L. (2000 - Present). Director, Qualitative Research Team for West Virginia EDUCARE grant funded by the Governor's Cabinet on Children and Families.

Spatig, L. (1999 - present). Qualitative Research Consultant for the Lincoln County Girls Resiliency Program.

Spatig, L., Howley, A., & Parrott, L. (1997-99). Qualitative Research Consultation for Appalachian Educational Laboratory. National Science Foundations Voicesproject.

Spatig, L. (1991-97). Director of Qualitative Evaluation Research on Head Start/Public School Transition Demonstration Project.




 
 
Presentations:
Howley, A., & Spatig, L. (1996). Keeping the lid on and the State Department of Education out: The form and function of the popular culture of teaching. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association, Montreal, Canada.

Parrott, L., Dillon, A., & Conrad, K. (1996). Beyond busywork: Crafting a powerful role for low income mothers in schools or sustaining inequalities? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association, Montreal, Canada.

Spatig, L., Bickel, R., & Parrott, L. (1996). When Head Start doesnít work: Asking too much, asking for the wrong outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association, Montreal, Canada.

Howley, A., & Spatig, L. (1997). Developmentalism deconstructed. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association, San Antonio, TX.

(1997). Appalachian women in local schools: A research snapshot. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the West Virginia Sociological Association, Charleston, WV.

Spatig, L. (1998). Community and resistance in the lives of Appalachian girls.Presentation at the Third Biennial Multicultural and International Conference, Huntington, West Virginia.

(1998). We roll deep: Appalachian girls fight for their lives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Seelinger, K., Parrott, L., Dillon, A., & Conrad, D.
(1998). Ethnographic teaming: Qualitative research in a Head Start public school transition demonstration project. Paper presented at Head Startís Fourth National Research Conference, Washington, DC.

(1997, Fall). Reflection and journalism for early childhood educators. Presentation for River Valley faculty development. Huntington, WV.

Spatig, L., Holliway, D., Seelinger, K., Scharf, J. & Wellman, D. (2002). West Virginia Educare: Case studies in community collaboration. Presented at the Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Spatig, L., Lehman, J., Fry, S, & Stanley, J. (2002). Participatory action research with teenage girls: An Appalachian case study. Presented at the annual meeting of the Appalachian Studies Association, Helen, GA.

Spatig, L., Grimes, C., Farrar, J., Gaines, S., Terry, E., Vance, V., & Sadler, C. (2001). Teen girls take on community problems: Lessons learned from the field. Presented at the Women of Appalachia Annual Conference, Ohio University.

Parrott, L., Spatig, L., Kusimo, P., Carter, C. & Keyes, M. (1999). Missing out: Non-privileged girls experience math and science. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association, Detroit, MI.

Spatig, L. & Eagle, T. (1999). Three women in charge: A triangle of leadership in a Head Start program. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association, Detroit, MI.


 
 
Publications:
Spatig, L., Parrott, L., Kusimo, P., Carter, C. & Keyes, M. (2001). We roll deep: Community and resistance in the lives of Appalachian girls. Journal of Appalachian Studies. 7 (1), 64-92.

Parrott, L., Spatig, L., Kusimo, P., Carter, C. & Keyes, J. (2000). Troubled waters: Where multiple streams of inequality converge in the math and science experiences of non-privileged girls. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering. 6 (1). 45-71.

Bickel, R. & Spatig, L. (1999). Early achievement gains and poverty-linked social distress: The case of Post-Head Start Transition. The Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless. 8(4), 241-254.

Howley, A. & Spatig, L. (1999). Developmentalism deconstructed. In Kincheloe, J.,Steinberg, S., & Villaverde, L. (Ed.). Rethinking intelligence: Confronting psychological assumptions about teaching and learning. Routledge.

Howley, A. & Spatig, L. (1999). When theory bumps into reality: The form and function of the popular culture of teaching. In Daspit, T. & Weaver, J.A. (Ed.) Popular culture and critical pedagogy: Reading, constructing, connecting. Garland Press.

Spatig, L., Parrott, L., Dillon, A. & Conrad, K. (1998). Beyond busywork: Crafting a powerful role for low income mothers in schools or sustaining inequalities? In Ellsworth, J. & Ames, L. (Ed.) Critical perspectives on Project Heat Start: Revisioning the hope and challenge. SUNY Press.

Spatig, L., Bickel, R., Parrott, L., Dillon, A. & Conrad, K., (1998). Developmentalism meets standardized testing: Do low income children lose? In Ellsworth, J. & Ames, L. (Ed.). Critical perspectives on Project Head Start: Revisioning the hope and challenge. SUNY Press.



 

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